Tag Archives: donabe

Dashi Vegetable Soup

Since I started making dashi stock from scratch, I’d like to eat some everyday.  It’s delicious, so easy to make and so much better than the granules I used in the past.  With the stock as a base, variations are … Continue reading

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Going Ronin Rogue with Japanese Oden

A couple of weeks ago I saw/read somewhere (I’ve forgotten where) about some suggestions for Japanese programs on Netflix involving cuisine.  I think there were four or 5 that I previewed but became fascinated by Samurai Gourmet, a series about … Continue reading

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Japanese Donabe Steamer

A Japanese donabe is an “earthenware pot made from special clay for use over an open flame.” It came with a pretty cool steamer insert and can be used as a steamer and/or hotpot cooker.  I’ve had this one for quite … Continue reading

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Ibushi Gin

Japanese cuisine fascinates me because of it’s attention to presentation as well as flavors and it’s unique style of food preparation.  I’m not talking about sushi which is, and rightly so when prepared by master sushi chefs, the very expensive … Continue reading

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